The Pequannok Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction in Morris County. The court handles, among other things, traffic offenses and minor criminal offenses, known as disorderly persons and petty disorderly persons offenses. Any indictable charges must be handled at the Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, New Jersey. For example, a simple assault charge is a disorderly persons offense and will be handled in Pequannok Municipal Court. On the other hand, an aggravated assault charge is a more serious indictable crime and must be handled at the Morris County Superior Court.
The Pequannock Municipal Court is located in the Municipal Building at 530 Newark-Pompton Turnpike 2nd Floor Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444. The telephone number for the Court is 973-835-5700 ext. 134 or 114.
The Pequannock Municipal Court meets every Monday at 9:00 A.M. The court’s hours are 9 AM to 4 PM weekdays. A language line service is available to serve the needs of those with minimum or no knowledge of the English language.
The Pequannock Municipal Court presiding judge is the Honorable John A Paparazzo, J.M.C. The court administrator is Shelly Gallagher. The Municipal Prosecutor is Nicholas A. Galante, esq. The Pequannok Police Department can be reached at (973)835-5700.
For more information, please visit www.peqtwp.org